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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Customer Reviews (1,029) 4.7 out of 5 stars / With this sobering statistic, physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee begins his comprehensive and eloquent "biography" of one of the most virulent diseases of our time. An exhaustive account of cancer
amazon.com
added Feb 18, 2015 16:45
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Article on Mimi Nichter, "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on Campus"

students whose behavior Mimi Nichter analyzes in Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses are in a similarly untenable position. They feel the allure while knowing better... cigarette companies depend on people overestimating how much t
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
added Feb 11, 2015 19:31
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[Florida] What We Learned From Jeb Bush's E-Book

Read even a few pages of his correspondence, and the time and attention he paid to any number of issues... A Jan. 15, 1999, email ...sets out an agenda for a coming staff meeting: Pharmacy formulary / Tobacco endowment rollout / Dev. Disability rollout
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 11, 2015 12:23
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The Tarnish of the Golden Years / Donald Hall’s Frank Collection of Essays About Growing Older, Not Better

Hall plumbs the indignities, condescensions and terrors of advanced age, along with musings on beards (he has had three), women (two wives, many dalliances), smoking (cigars, Chesterfields, Kents, marijuana), poetry readings, rejection letters, old houses
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2015 17:45
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Beyonce, 'My Dog Skip' and cigarettes: 7 things we learned in Mike Huckabee's new book

7. He's allergic to cigarette smoke "I suppose I'm lucky to be highly allergic to tobacco smoke, because I've never smoked a single cigarette and never wanted to."
CNN
added Jan 9, 2015 20:40
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‘Removing the Emperor’s Clothes’ review: how Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws were won

At its simplest, the story is one of the public good against commercial evil – governments and health authorities introducing an evidence-based measure in the face of ferocious opposition from a lethal and discredited, but still powerful industry. But th
Crikey (au)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:33
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[Virginia] ‘A Tale of Two Plantations,’ by Richard S. Dunn

to reconstruct “the individual lives and collective experiences of some 2,000 slaves on two large plantations” ...Mount Airy, a tobacco and grain estate on the Rappahannock ...“during the final three generations of slavery in both places.”
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2015 21:13
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging

Description: Full text will be released Novemeber 27, 2014
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:46
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